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State Department official, envoy to US share limelight with Taiwan bear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the United States, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), met with State Department official Pamela Pryor Saturday (Jan. 16), but it was a Formosan black bear which ...

US ambassador takes Taiwan black bear to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador the UN Kelly Craft on Thursday (Jan. 14) was spotted entering the General Assembly Hall of the UN with a Formosan black bear doll poking out of her pur...

US ambassador to UN praises Taiwan as 'model for democracy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Friday (Jan. 15) released the text of U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft’s opening remarks made during a video conferenc...

US ambassador to UN and Taiwan's president meet virtually

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Her trip canceled in the final days of the Trump administration, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft instead met virtually Wednesday night with Taiwan's President T...

President Tsai holds videoconference with US envoy to UN after canceled Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday morning (Jan. 14) held a videoconference with the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, whose trip to Taiwan was can...

US cancels ambassador's controversial trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. State Department canceled the planned Taiwan visit by its U.N. ambassador that has drawn strong opposition and a warning from China. The department an...

US ambassador to UN cancels Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, has canceled her trip to Taiwan, as the U.S. Department of State halted all diplomatic travel on Tuesday (Jan. 12, ...

US ending curbs on Taiwan contacts poses challenge for Biden's team

After US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Saturday that Washington would lift restrictions on official interactions between the US and Taiwan, the Chinese government sharply criticized the ...

US ambassador to UN to meet with Taiwan's president during historic visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During her historic visit to Taiwan, the American ambassador to the UN will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). On Jan. 6, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made ...

Taiwan welcomes US move to lift restrictions on bilateral relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) told reporters on Monday (Jan. 11) that the U.S. State Department’s lifting of restrictions on Taiwan-U.S. relations was a...

China threatens to send warplanes over Taiwan in case of hypothetical Pompeo visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media has claimed Beijing would deploy warplanes over Taiwan if U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were to pay an 11th-hour visit to that country, in yet an...

Chinese state media blast latest Pompeo move on Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China's state media lashed out at the latest move on Taiwan by the departing Trump administration, accusing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of “seeking to maliciously inflict a long...

Australia, US, UK, Canada criticize Hong Kong mass arrests

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The foreign ministers of Australia, the United States, Great Britain and Canada issued a joint statement Sunday expressing “serious concern” about the arrest of 55 democracy...

Pompeo voids restrictions on diplomatic contacts with Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Saturday that the State Department is voiding longstanding restrictions on how U.S. diplomats and others have contact with their counterparts...

US ends restrictions on official contacts with Taiwan

The United States is lifting decades-old, "self-imposed" restrictions on its relationship with Taiwan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Saturday. "Executive branch agencies...